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Muzeum Wojska Polskiego collection

Collection
Collection Summary
The collection consists of artillery shells, a rifle, and a pistol relating to military activities in the Kampinos Forest and the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland during the Holocaust.
Provenance
The collection was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1992 by the Muzeum Wojska Polskiego.
Date
after 1929-before 1965
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Metal remains of a Karabiner wz.29 bolt-action Mauser-type rifle found in ruins of Warsaw Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1992.134.1 a-b

Geography
found: Warsaw (Poland)
manufacture: Radom (Poland : Powiat)
Date
manufacture:  after 1931-before 1939
found:  after 1960-before 1965

75 mm artillery shell found in the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1992.134.2

Geography
found: Warsaw (Poland)
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
found:  after 1960-before 1965

75 mm artillery shell found in the ruins of the Warsaw Ghetto

Object | Accession Number: 1992.134.3

Geography
found: Warsaw (Poland)
use: Warsaw (Poland)
Date
found:  after 1960-before 1965

Mauser P38 pistol found buried in the Kampinos Forest near Warsaw

Object | Accession Number: 1992.134.4

Geography
found: Kampinos (Poland)
manufacture: Oberndorf am Neckar (Germany)
Date
manufacture:  after 1941-before 1944
found:  after 1960-before 1965
Mauser P38 pistol found buried in the Kampinos Forest near Warsaw
 
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